The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/09/2021

Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. When appropriate we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other
Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by Tucker Carlson: The Jan. 6 rioters are “political prisoners” facing excessive punishment.

PolitiFact rating: False (They face criminal charges and are granted due process.)

Tucker Carlson’s ‘Patriot Purge’ film on Jan. 6 is full of falsehoods, conspiracy theories

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social media: International Common Law Court of Justice—based in Brussels, New York, and Vancouver—issued a warrant for the arrest of Pope Francis for “crimes against humanity,” charging the pope with, among other things, child abuse, ritual murder, and mass murder.

The Dispatch rating: False (Ridiculous conspiracy as there is no such thing as the International Common Law Court of Justice.)

Has an International Court Issued a Warrant for Pope Francis’ Arrest?

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim via Social Media: “Violent crime rate dropped like a rock following West Virginia’s adoption of permitless carry.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (After an initial decline in 2017 and 2018, violent crime in West Virginia rose again in 2019 and 2020 and is now back around its level prior to the law being passed.)

Did violent crime in W.Va. fall after permitless carry was enacted?

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by presscalifornia.com: Pfizer adds ingredient used to stabilize heart attack victims in vax for kids

Lead Stories rating: False (Safe For Use and not added for heart attacks. It serves as a PH budder for storage.)

Fact Check: Pfizer DID Include Tromethamine, A Buffer, To Its COVID-19 Vaccine For Children — But It Is NOT Harmful

Press California Rating

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Doctors and nurses are being forced to quit over the vaccine mandate, “yet FEMA doctors and nurses are exempt.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (FEMA needs to be Vaccinated)

FEMA Staff and Contracted Medical Workers Are Required to Follow Vaccine Mandate

FALSE (International: Australia): Video shows police officer in Australia violently arresting suspect causing serious injuries.

boomlive.in rating: False

Viral Video Of Cop Violently Arresting Suspect Was Filmed In Canada | BOOM Live

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